Call to Action: Expressions of interest – Director (representing BASES) on the Board of the International Confederation of Sport and Exercise Science Practice (ICSESP)

16th January 2023

BASES is a Foundational Full Member of the International Confederation of Sport and Exercise Science Practice (ICSESP), for which Dr Keith Tolfrey FBASES has represented BASES on their board for the last two years. Keith is soon to finish his current two-year term in February 2023 and the BASES Board would like to thank Keith for his hard work on the ICSESP Board over his tenure.

We are now going to open advert to recruit a professional BASES member who will be nominated as the new BASES Director onto the ICSESP Board. The incoming Director will start their term with immediate effect, following an induction / orientation call with Keith.

If you are interested in applying for this role, the job description can be found here and the Expression of Interest application form can be found here.

All BASES members should live the BASES values. The appointment of the BASES Director to the ICSESP Board will be via a formal, open and transparent recruitment process, with the aim of attracting the widest range of the most suitable candidates from the BASES community. We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion as part of our recruitment policies and therefore, we strongly support applications from BASES members from diverse backgrounds. This includes, but is not limited to, females, members of ethnically diverse communities, members with a disability, or members of LGBTQ+ community. Please notify the Executive Director ( if you require reasonable adjustments during the application process.

Interested candidates are to submit their expressions of interest for this vacancy by 9 am on Friday 3 February 2023. Please mark your email Private and send to

The Human Resources, Appointments and Remuneration Committee will review all applications.

If any prospective applicant would like a confidential chat about this role and opportunity, please contact Dr Keith Tolfrey FBASES (


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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